Samford University is located in Birmingham, Alabama. Their Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing was originally founded as a diploma nursing program in 1922. It was the first nursing program in Alabama to be accredited by the National League of Nursing. The school merged with Samford University in 1973, and moved to its campus in 1988. To date, the school has graduated more than 5,000 RNs.
Sources: The State Board of Nursing from Each State, U.S. Department of Education: College Scorecard, U.S. Department of Education – OPE, National Center for Education Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics